2 men charged in Gastonia homicide

Arrested: Travis Davis and Anthony Sanders

Gastonia Police have arrested two men responsible for a deadly shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon near the courthouse.

51-year-old Anthony Anton Sanders is charged with first degree murder and 30-year-old Travis Davis is charged with accessory to first degree murder and possessing a firearm as a felon.

Police were called around 4:30 p.m. to the 300 block of Allison Avenue. When officers arrived they found 49-year-old Charles Thompson who had been shot and was unresponsive.

The case is under investigation.